Diprivan 1% is a general anesthetic. It is used in major surgical procedures. It allows the procedures to be carried out without pain and distress. This... View More
Uses of Diprivan 1%
Side effects of Diprivan 1%
How to use Diprivan 1%
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
How Diprivan 1% works
Diprivan 1% is a general anaesthetic. It works by causing reversible loss of consciousness. This allows surgical procedures to be carried out without pa... View More
General anaesthesia, Sedation
Intravenous Induction and maintenance of general anaesthesia Adult: Induction: 40 mg by inj or infusion every 10 sec. Usual dose: 1.5-2.5 mg/kg. Maint... View More
Intravenous Anesthesia Induction 3-16 years: 2.5-3.5 mg/kg IVP over 20-30 sec Maintenance 2 months to 16 years: 0.125-0.3 mg/kg/min IV
Electroconvulsive therapy, obstetrics. Sedation in children <16 yr. Pregnancy, lactation.
Mode of Action
Short-acting, lipophilic sedative/hypnotic; causes global CNS depression, presumably through agonist actions on GABAa receptors.
Paediatrics, elderly, hypovolaemia, epilepsy, lipid disorders, patients with increased intracranial pressure. Avoid rapid bolus doses in high risk patie... View More
>10% Hypotension (peds 17%; adults 3-26%),Apnea lasting 30-60 sec (peds 10%; adults 24%),Apnea lasting >60 sec (peds 5%; adults 12%),Movement (peds 17%... View More
Reduce dose if given with nitrous oxide or halogenated anaesthetics. Increased sedative, anaesthetic and cardiorespiratory effects when used with other ... View More